Handy Linux Apps
Search the repository at Ubuntu Packages to find proper names to install with
sudo apt-get install.
If you want to install apps from outside the repositories, download the
.deb via commandline using
sudo dpkg -i package-name.deb, and remove with
sudo dpkg -r package-name (note: the remove package name is not the same as the
- Password database: KeePassX or KeePass2
- File renamer: pyRenamer, older batch file renamer, but still works. Unique feature allows you to use a csv list to rename a batch of files.
- File transfer/sync:
grsync, GUI rsync
- Rip DVDs:
handbrake(note: the version in the repository is out-of-date, check the official handbrake site for instructions to install the latest)
- Flickr uploader:
- Volumio, dedicated audio player